Case Results

Strong Advocacy Has Provided Outstanding Results:

*Case results are always fact-specific and cannot be guaranteed or promised in any case. Additionally, some case resolutions take several months and up to and over a year to accomplish; some are accomplished after setting the case for a jury trial.; some cases require the client to complete programs, community service, and provide certain documentation prior to a plea or dismissal; Keep reasonable expectations for your case.

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child NO BILLED September 23, 2019 *Strong advocacy on behalf of client and witness/credibility issues;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED September 19, 2019 *Inadequent investigation by law enforcement and victim/witness credibility issues; aggressive advocacy and strong/credible Grand Jury statement by client let to successful result;
Unlawful Possession of a Firearm NO BILLED September 11, 2019 *Insufficient evidence of a firearm and witness credibility issue;
Possession Marijuana u/2oz DISMISSED August 15, 2019 *Client provided proof of clean drug tests and case was dismissed;
Tampering with Evidence with Habitual Offender enhancement, Poss. Controlled Substance u/1gr PG1 with Second Degree Felony Enhancement, Burglary of Building with Second Degree Felony Enhancement, Criminal Mischief $750-2500, and Evading Arrest Vehicle with Habitual Offender enhancement. DISMISSED/5 years TDC waiver of Habitual Offender enhancement August 13, 2019 *Strong advocacy resulted in four case dismissals and a waiver of habitual enhancement and minimum sentence on one case;
Possession Controlled Substance 4-200gr PG1 and Tampering with Evidence NO BILLED August 7, 2019 *Lab analysis revealed that drug evidence was not a controlled substance;
Possession Controlled Substance u/1gr PG1 NO BILLED August 7, 2019 *Lab analysis revealed that drug evidence seized was an insufficient amount to charge client;
Possession Marijuana 4oz-5lbs REDUCED to misdemeanor marijuana with DISMISSAL of Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon July 16, 2019 *strong advocacy for client;
Assault Family Violence with Prior ABI-FV Conviction REDUCED to misdemeanor with DISMISSAL of Resisting Arrest and Failure to ID June 21, 2019 *strong advocacy for client;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon and Aggravated Assault Serious Bodily Injury REDUCED to Misdemeanor offenses May 21, 2019 *strong advocacy for client and witness credibility issues lead to an excellent resolution of case; ​
Sexual Assault of a Child u/ 17 Jury Trial NOT GUILTY May 17, 2019 *thorough trial preparation and attack of State's case and witnesses exposed numerous issues with police investigation and witness testimony; client was exonerated of false allegations;
Burglary of a Habitation REDUCED May 6, 2019 * Second-degree felony reduced to Class B Misdemeanor because all the elements of Burglary of a Habitation could not be proven; defense investigation revealed additional information;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon DISMISSED April 30, 2019 *Further investigation revealed that an offense was not committed; alleged victim did not wish to prosecute;
Robbery DISMISSED April 12, 2019 *Exaggerated/weak charge; client never gained competency and was admitted to care of a nursing home through strong advocacy;
Resisting Arrest and Criminal Trespass DISMISSED March 19, 2019 *Poor police investigation; defense provided additional witness statements; client also provided proof of completion of community service and on-line classes; dismissed at second trial setting date;
Possession Controlled Substance PG1 4-200 grams REDUCED March 8, 2019 *Evidence did not fully support possession of 4-200 grams but possession under 1 gram; this resulted in a reduction of a Second Degree felony to a State Jail felony;
Sexual Coercion and Possesion Child Pornography Not Certified as Adult and Sex Offender Registration Deferred upon Completion of Treatment Feb. 21, 2019 *Parents and counselors/experts developed a comprehensive plan for assessments and future treatment/supervision that was supported by the State and the Court; A team effort that produced results supported by everyone;
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender REDUCED to a Misdemeanor December 21, 2018 *witness credibility issues;
Assault Bodily Injury DISMISSED December 13, 2018 *victim credibility issues; client provided proof of completion of community service hours, completion of a anger management course, and a donation to Tarrant County Food Bank;
Assault Bodily Injury DISMISSED November 20, 2018 *very poor investigation by law enforcement; evidence linking client to alleged offense extremely weak; dismissed after case placed on trial docket;
Assault Bodily Injury – Family Violence DISMISSED November 9, 2018 *victim ultimately not interested in prosecution of client after case placed on trial docket; client provided proof of completion of community service, on-line anger class, and counseling sessions;
Display Fictitious Motor Vehicle Registration DISMISSED August 6, 2018 *provided proof of current vehicle registration and current insurance;
Aggravated Assault – Deadly Weapon NO BILLED August 21, 2018 *no evidence of deadly weapon; victim did not want to follow through with prosecution;
Burglary of a Habitation pending probation with new Assault case Assault case DISMISSED and PROBATION REINSTATED August 10, 2018 *new offense had extremely weak case facts;
Theft Service $2500-30,000 NO BILLED August 2, 2018 *Poor investigation, no criminal intent, miscommunication between General Contractor and Subcontractor that should have been a civil dispute, IF anything;
Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Commit Assault NO BILLED July 24, 2018 *follow-up defense investigation revealed additional witnesses and information;
Felony Driving While Intoxicated REDUCED to a Class A DWI 2nd July 20, 2018 *Challenged blood test results and field sobriety tests; many legal issues raised with both; client chose to plead to the reduced Class A plea offer;
Forgery DISMISSED July 17, 2018 *No criminal intent when passing check; follow-up investigation by attorney revealed further case information;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED July 12, 2018 *Poor investigation by law enforcement; witnesses and accused never interviewed; weak allegations with no evidence;
Possession Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver 4-200gr PG1 NO BILLED May 1, 2018 *questionable traffic stop, poor affirmative links to drugs, and insufficient investigation;
Criminal Mischief $2500-30,000 NO BILLED April 11, 2018 *Conflicting witness accounts and poor investigation;
Assault Bodily Injury JURY TRIAL – NOT GUILTY April 10, 2018 *Victim/witness credibility issues and poor investigation by law enforcement;
Assault Bodily Injury DISMISSED April 4, 2018 *Witness credibility issues and poor investigation by law enforcement;
Assault Bodily Injury with Prior Conviction DISMISSED March 29, 2018 *Witness credibility issues and poor investigation by law enforcement;
Possession Marijuana u/2 oz DISMISSED March 29, 2018 *Strong advocation and some hard work on part of client produced a good result;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED March 14, 2018 *Witness credibility issues, conflicting statements, and weak evidence;
Possession Controlled Substance u/28gr PG3 DISMISSED March 8, 2018 *Strong advocation and some hard work on part of client produced a good result;
Possession Marijuana u/2 oz DISMISSED March 8, 2018 *Strong advocation and some hard work on part of client produced a good result;
Possession Controlled Substance u/1gr PG1 NO BILLED March 5, 2018 *Illegal traffic stop;
Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon NO BILLED February 27, 2018 *No prior felony conviction; actions by client not a violation of law.
Assault Bodily Injury – Impeding Breath NO BILLED February 1, 2018 *Inconsistencies; self defense.
Assault Bodily Injury – Impeding Breath NO BILLED January 19, 2018 *Inconsistencies and credibility issues of alleged victim.
Assault Bodily Injury – Impeding Breath NO BILLED November 20, 2017 *Victim credibility issues, and weak investigation by law enforcement.
Assault Bodily Injury – Impeding Breath REDUCED to Class C Offensive Words Nov. 16, 2017 *Victim credibility issues resulted in a reduction in charges.
Possession Controlled Substance 4-200 PG1, Possession Controlled Substance u/1gr PG2, Possession Controlled Substance u/1gr PG2 DISMISSED October 19, 2017 *Poor investigation by law enforcement.
Failure to ID DISMISSED October 16, 2017 *Client was found to not be in violation of the law; charge/arrest was an exaggeration of the situation.
Criminal Trespass DISMISSED October 11, 2017 *Client was victim of an assault and was at location to get help; instead of getting help, she was arrested and the assault was never investigated; prosecutor was compassionate for client's situation and dismissed the case;
Murder 5 years TDC to Manslaughter September 22, 2017 *Jury trial ended in mistrial (hung jury); plea offer went from 40 years to 5 years on a reduced charge;
Theft $100-750 DISMISSED September 7, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that case investigation was very weak and that there was no evidence of a theft;
Possession Marijuana u/2oz DISMISSED August 14, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that client was innocent of charges;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED August 9, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that alleged victim was not credible;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED July 26, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that alleged victim was aggressor;
Assault Bodily Injury – Family Member NO BILLED July 14, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that client did not assault alleged victim and there were alternative explanations for injuries;
Possession Controlled Substance 1-4 gr Pg1 NO BILLED July 7, 2017 *Client was passenger in vehicle with multiple persons; Defense investigation revealed that drugs linked to client were not his and that circumstantial links were questionable;
Theft $100-750 REDUCTION TO CLASS C (Fine only) CRIMINAL MISCHIEF May 4, 2017 *Defense investigation did not reveal an intentional theft but a situation which created a minor reckless action;
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle NO BILLED April 24, 1017 *Defense investigation proved that client did not have sufficient knowledge that he/she was not authorized to driver or operate the vehicle;
Possession Controlled Substance 4-200gr Pg1 with Intent to Deliver and Possession Controlled Substance PG4 under 28 gr Felony NO BILLED and Misdemeanor DISMISSED *Defense investigation revealed weak link to drugs and law enforcement failed to fingerprint baggies;
Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child DISMISSED March 14, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that the alleged victim’s allegation was not credible;
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle DISMISSED March 14, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed substandard investigation by law enforcement agency;
Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon DISMISSED March 1, 2017 *Defense investigation revealed that client had a legal right to possess the gun inside his vehicle due to threatening situation created by complainants;
Motion to Modify Probation alleging Unlawful Possession of a Firearm DISMISSED January 3, 2017 *Defense investigation reviewed witness credibility issues and lack of corroborating evidence;
Forgery and Possession Marijuana u/ 2oz DISMISSED December 7, 2016 *Client completed community service hours, Theft Intervention program, submitted reference letters, a written apology to alleged victim, and provided proof of enrollment in college; Strong advocacy by attorney and hard work on the part of the client in conjunction with prosecutors willing to give client a second change produced an amazing outcome for client;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon (2 cases) One case DISMISSED and the other REDUCED to Misdemeanor Deadly Conduct charge November 10, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed that threat to alleged victims was exaggerated;
Forgery and Probation Revocation – Possess Controlled Substance u/1gr Pg1 Felony case NO BILLED and Revocation DISMISSED November 8, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed that there was no intent to defraud another;
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle NO BILLED November 2, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed that client had permission to use or operate the vehicle and alleged victim reported offense to law enforcement for insurance purposes;
Possession Controlled Substance u/1gr PG1 NO BILLED November 1, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed unlawful detention of client by law enforcement;
Possession Controlled Substance 4-200gr PG1 and Possession Controlled Substance u/28gr PG3 Felony case NO BILLED and Misdemeanor case DISMISSED October 14, 2016
Assault Bodily Injury and Evading Arrest/Detention DISMISSED July 8, 2016 *Client completed Batterer’s Intervention program; Strong advocacy by attorney and hard work by client in conjunction with a prosecutor willing to give client another chance produced an outstanding result;
Four Drug Cases (two felony and two misdemeanor) and a pending Felony Drug Offense Revocation New cases NOT FILED and Probation REINSTATMENT July 1, 2016 *Strong advocacy by attorney and client’s willingness to complete drug treatment produced a rare and amazing result;
Aggravated Sexual Assault – Disabled/Elderly NO BILLED May 27, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed substandard investigation by law enforcement;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED May 26, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed that client was defending him/herself and was not the aggressor;
Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon NO BILLED May 26, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed that alleged victim’s claims were exaggerated;
Interfering with a Police Officer DISMISSAL March 17, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed poor investigation and substandard performance by reporting officer;
Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon (X2) All cases NO BILLED March 8, 2016 *Strong advocacy at beginning of case produced an amazing outcome; Defense investigation revealed very poor law enforcement investigation and that victim was not an aggressor in the situation;
Theft by Check DISMISSAL February 25, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed failure to give sufficient notice to client of lack of payment;
Engaging in Organized Crime – Theft NO BILLED February 10, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed that client was innocent of the charges;
Injury to the Elderly NO BILLED January 27, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed witness credibility issues;
Burglary of a Habitation (X3) DISMISSED January 21, 2016 *After a long defense investigation, a passed polygraph, and persistently proclaiming client’s innocence, all charged were dismissed;
Aggravated Robbery – Deadly Weapon DISMISSED September 16, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed substandard law enforcement investigation;
Indecency Fondling DISMISSED March 9, 2016 *Defense investigation proved that client was innocent of the charges and investigation by law enforcement was substandard;
Robbery REDUCED to Class A Assault November 13, 2016 *Defense investigation revealed lack of deadly weapon;
Possession Controlled Substance u/1gr PG1 NO BILLED January 1, 2015 *Defense investigation revealed weak affirmative links with drugs and client;